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Pedestrian standing in road hit, killed by Boyce police officer

The Town Talk (Alexandria) logo The Town Talk (Alexandria) 11/24/2020 Melissa Gregory, Alexandria Town Talk

An on-duty Boyce Police Department officer hit and killed a pedestrian early Tuesday morning on La. Highway 1, according to Louisiana State Police.

The unidentified male pedestrian was "standing with a bicycle near the white fog line in the southbound lane" when the officer's Dodge Charger hit him around 2 a.m.

The man died at the scene. The officer was not injured.

More: Markville man dies in Calcasieu Parish wreck

An investigation is continuing.

It is the 46th fatal crash of 2020 in the 10-parish Troop E region and the 54th fatality.

This article originally appeared on Alexandria Town Talk: Pedestrian standing in road hit, killed by Boyce police officer

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